Esther 1:11-12 (How Far Will You Go)

He wanted the nobles and all the other men to gaze on her beauty, for she was a very beautiful woman. But when they conveyed the king’s order to Queen Vashti, she refused to come. (Esther 1:11-12) Read: Esther 1:1 – 3:15, 1 Corinthians 11:17-34, Psalm 35:17-28, Proverbs 21:19-20 Relate: There’s this show that caught my eye for a while…

John 4:23-24 (In Truth)

The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way. For God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:23-24) Read: Judges 21:1 – Ruth 1:22, John 4:4-42, Psalm 105:1-15, Proverbs 14:25 Relate: “God is Spirit, so those who worship Him must worship in spirit and in truth.”…

The Gate

Those who heard Jesus use this illustration didn’t understand what he meant, so he explained it to them: “I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep.” (John 10:6-7) Read: Isaiah 18:1 – 23:18 Relate: In the west, we live in a culture full of individualism. In other parts of the world the group, the collective whole,…